Hanukkah in NYC guide

From the best latkes and kosher restaurants to fun events, here is everything you need to celebrate Hanukkah in NYC

Photograph: Courtesy Chabad Park Slope

Time to light the menorah! As one of the best NYC events in December, Hanukkah reminds us to nosh on classic Jewish food, hit up a holiday market to find some great gifts and bond with loved ones. It’s also time to say l'chaim and warm up at some of the best bars with fireplaces. Use our guide to gear up for eight days of celebration and check out our list of awesome events highlighting the Festival of Lights.

When is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah starts the evening of Sunday, December 22, 2019 and ends the evening of Monday, December 30, 2019.

Hanukkah in New York

The best kosher restaurants in NYC
Restaurants

The best kosher restaurants in NYC

Whether you keep kosher or are entertaining observant pals, the best kosher restaurants in NYC will please any crowd

The best Hanukkah events in NYC
Things to do

The best Hanukkah events in NYC

Time for the Festival of Lights, mofos. Here’s how to have eight crazy (delicious, dancey) Hanukkah nights.

The 10 Hanukkah songs to brighten your Festival of Lights
Music

The 10 Hanukkah songs to brighten your Festival of Lights

Christmas songs get all the shine, but here are 10 Hanukkah songs to illuminate your celebration of the Jewish holiday.

Interesting moments in the history of Jewish food in NYC
Restaurants

Interesting moments in the history of Jewish food in NYC

Ever been curious about the history of Jewish food in NYC? Learn about the history of pastrami, egg creams and more.

Archive Hanukkah stories

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Things to do

Hanukkah 2012 events: Parties, shows and things to do on Hanukkah

Inside the KinkyJews Hanukkah Celebration
Sex and dating

Inside the KinkyJews Hanukkah Celebration

Daniel Libeskind's "Hanukkah Project"
Things to do

Daniel Libeskind's "Hanukkah Project"

Hanukkah 2011
Things to do

Hanukkah 2011

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